Ken Stevens 2017-04-17T05:38:28+00:00

Ken Stevens

Quantity Surveyor & Contracts Manager

Qualifications

  • ACIOB
  • BTEC ONC in Construction
  • BTEC HNC in Construction
  • CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme
  • Scaffold Appreciation Course
  • FASET Safety Nets
  • Asbestos Awareness Course

Employment History

Ken has been employed by RG Spiller since May 1998 with 13 years previous experience within the construction industry. Once leaving school Ken obtained City & Guilds in Painting & Decorating.

Ken is a very capable and experienced Quantity Surveyor and Contracts Manager having worked successfully to complete substantial projects to required quality, programme and budget on a variety of projects including leisure, education, health, housing, heritage and commercial.

Where consideration is required covering ‘live’ or ‘heritage’ schemes Ken approaches every project with the required sensitivity combined with a commercial drive to push the works forward whilst respecting both the general public and/or historic buildings including combining a relationship with the client and client team.

Key Skills

  • Great understanding of the construction process with the ability to recognise buildabilty and logistical problems
  • Fully experienced in assembling site specific Health and Safety documents for CDMC purposes having a sound knowledge of risk assessments
  • On Design and Build contracts fulfils the obligations of managing the design coordination demonstrating a seamless process from designer to on site construction
  • Leading Design Team meetings to bring out value engineering innovations and challenging the team’s expertise to achieve the best solutions
  • Extremely conscience of working to budget throughout the build process and will continually look for value engineering opportunities
  • Articulate communicator at all levels of personnel and a great believer in collaborative working
  • Commercially minded an excellent negotiator in agreeing values for work packages
  • Has an eye for detail and is uncompromising in achieving the highest quality in the quest for zero defects
  • Has a demanding “can be done” attitude to project programmes ensuring dates are met by monitoring the resource levels on all activities